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Personal Ecology

After ten years of being a hairdresser my skin started to fall apart. Contact dermatitis, which I discovered three months after the initial red rash showed up, was due to perm solution and hair gel. My hands cracked, bled and itched like hell. Steroidal cream, antibiotics, latex gloves… all proved…

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Earth Month

Research into this matter led me to two inspiring nuggets. Firstly, even though draft dodger don sent notice to the United Nations on August 4, 2017 that the U.S. was exiting the Paris Agreement on Climate Change (the only country in the world to withdraw) the way the accord is…

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First Hair Memories

My first hair memory occurred shortly after my sister Donna and I moved to London, England from Georgetown, Guyana. My parents went ahead of us, spending sixteen months readying our home in south London and settling into their respective jobs. Donna and I lived with our grandparents, uncles and aunts…

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